News

  • 2018-11-26

    e-Services Course combines Business Administration and Information Systems Use

    Two years ago, the course “Service Management and IT: Electronic Business” was made available in English. Today, it appeals to both Swedish-speaking and International students. The connections made to the latest research in service management and information systems use, in combination with working on cutting-edge cases from organisations, makes the course an attractive choice for students in Information Systems and Business Administration.

    The course is part of the programme “IT-design: Enterprise Systems and Business Administration” at Karlstad Business School, and is also available as a freestanding course.

  • 2018-11-21

    Prima Gustiené, newly appointed docent in Information Systems

    Congratulations! How do you feel about the appointment?

    - It feels great! I am both happy and proud. I am so pleased that my work as a researcher and teacher were evaluated and found to reach docent standard. I feel it's an important step in my career.

  • 2018-10-18

    Bridget Kane on Information Systems in Health Care

    What is Information systems in healthcare and and what is the latest research with regard to information communication and collaboration among hospital-based medical teams? Bridget Kane gave an insight at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences' Academic Lecturers of 2018 on October 17th.

    The importance of the design of systems that support clinicians in their work while keeping patients at the centre of focus, and the implications for inappropriate design were discussed. Much of Bridget Kane's research is about questions like: What are the future directions in the development of information technology for healthcare? What are the expectations for research in the application of technology in health care?

  • 2018-09-20

    Hello there, Rodney Clarke...

    ... researcher and lecturer at University of Wollongong. You are also an associate professor of Information Systems here at Karlstad Business School. Commuting between the two work places takes an unusually long time – about 32 hours of travel from door to door.

    How come you work here in Karlstad?
    - I came in contact with Information Systems at the beginning of the 2000’s and have had cooperation with Samot and CTF. This time I have been at Information Systems through an Erasmus-exchange.

  • 2018-09-17

    Evaluation of Information Systems education

    In a collaborative effort to assure the quality of education at their universities, some universities are making their own evaluation of each other. Today the Treklöver Report about Karlstad Business School's- part of Karlstad University - educational programmes in Information Systems was published.

    The report mentions several good examples at the Information Systems group at Karlstad Business School, all to be shared by the Information Systems community in Sweden . Among these are the well-developed collaboration with industry and other future employers. Another strenght identified by the evaluation team, is the connection to various research projects within the Master’s programme. The connection between research and education means that this small programme can run with good qaulity ensured.

  • 2018-09-07

    Gunnar Olsson new co-worker at Information Systems

    Information Systems at Karlstad Business School, welcomed a new teacher on the first of August. Gunnar Olsson, with a sterling background within the IT-business and a former Olympic medalist, has stepped into the academic world.

    Gunnar Olsson is originally from Timrå, a place north of Sundsvall that has a strong athletic tradition, not least in ice hockey with the men’s A-team of Timrå IK in the Swedish hockey league, SHL. For Gunnar Olsson it was canoe instead.

    - I was around 13 years old when the youth Swedish Championship in canoe took place in Timrå. I saw all the canoes and thought it was cool. The middle sister in the family started first, after that me and my younger sister joined the sports of canoe, says Gunnar.

Contact: Subject representative professor John Sören Pettersson telephone +46547002553. Faculty administrator Berit Kessler telephone +4670541767. More information under Contact